The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - - 55
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.19%
As % of the General category - - 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.22% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

General Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
112 80 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.99% 18.22% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 50 67
Median daily rate £425 £384 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -3.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £252 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £574 £599 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 8
Median hourly rate £27.00 £37.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.02% +48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £13.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.33 £41.89 £26.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Lancashire region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Lancashire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire